Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson responds to Manchester United star’s Instagram post

The archetypal modern footballer, Jesse Lingard’s off-pitch activities probably get him as much reaction as what he does on the pitch.

The Manchester United star has come under fire by some for his apparent lack of focus on football itself, but has generally been one of the Red Devils’ more consistent performers.

With England’s Nations League campaign coming to an end, Lingard is off on his holidays and took to Instagram to share the news.

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The snap led to Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson to respond with a short message, with the duo seemingly striking up a friendship whilst on international duty together with the Three Lions.

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After struggling in the early parts of the season under Jose Mourinho, Lingard seemed to come to the fore under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and ended the campaign with five goals and four assists across all competitions.

The midfielder however was unable to inspire the side to a Champions League finish, with United finishing in sixth and facing Europa League football next season.

Having impressed Solskjaer enough this season, reports in recent weeks have suggested Lingard will be offered a new and improved contract that will see him earn around £130k-a-week, with his existing deal currently only lasting until 2021.

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